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Book: An Adolescent's Guide to Me/Cfs: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Discussion in 'General ME/CFS News' started by Tom Kindlon, Sep 6, 2018.

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    Californian editor publishes book
    Vidhima Shetty sheds light on the little-known disease of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

    "Recently, I had the opportunity to publish my first book, “An Adolescent’s Guide to ME/CFS.”

    What started as a newspaper article in The Californian two years ago led to a product that will hopefully educate one more person or patient about myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome."

    "The story of my book all began when I decided to write my first article in The Californian as a sophomore, about two years ago. I had learned that my neighbor, Tom Camenzind, who was a former student at Cal High, had to drop out of Stanford University because of a disease that he had. The topic was relevant, and it was a subject that I wasn’t familiar with, so I decided to look more into this disease and write an article about my neighbor.

    Once I had interviewed his family, other patients, and the founders of ME/CFS foundations as sources for my article, a new sight began unravelling in front of me. This community of patients and their families were struggling with this disease – a complex, debilitating disease that has no biomarker, pinpointed cause, FDA approved treatment, or cure."

    full article here:
    https://www.thecalifornianpaper.com/2018/09/californian-editor-publishes-book/
     
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    Good article. It sounds like she's done here research well and is very supportive of pwME. Proceeds of sale of the book are going to OMF.
     
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